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251 Allen St, Hudson, NY 12534-2112
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
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Updated 07/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 07/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#1 of 20 B&Bs / Inns in Hudson
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2021 Travellers' Choice Best of the Best
Batterby House, at 251 Allen Street, is a Victorian in the Queen Anne style. Built in 1900, it was designed by architect M.J. O'Connor as a rectory. It subsequently served as a convent for the sisters of St. Mary's Academy. The house features beautiful parquet floors throughout, leaded glass, stained glass, an imposing mahogany stairway, pocket-doors, 10-foot ceilings and even the original wooden ice boxes in the basement. All of our rooms include a Beautyrest Black ultra plush pillowtop mattress, whisper-quiet air conditioning, flat screen smart TV with DirecTV and NFL Sunday Ticket, Blu-ray player with streaming capabilities, vinyl Record Players (welcome to 1979) and Bluetooth speakers, complimentary Wi-Fi, and a community snack bar located on the second floor stocked with complimentary gourmet snacks and drinks.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Board games / puzzles
Books, DVDs, music for children
Non-smoking hotel
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Private check-in / check-out
Street parking
Wifi
Breakfast available
Snack bar
Special diet menus
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Allergy-free room
Air conditioning
Seating area
Iron
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Flatscreen TV
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Hair dryer
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tabobi wrote a review 6 Jan
nj22 contributions16 helpful votes
Batterby House is perfectly situated in Hudson,NY and is walkable to everything on Warren Street. Joe ( the owner ) is very friendly and so nice to talk to. His breakfast is AMAZING. The room is exactly as described and has the most comfortable mattress and bedding. We loved the turntable, record collection and the fun, well stocked snack annex. Nothing bad to say. Will be back :)!
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Date of stay: December 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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gravity_proof wrote a review Jun 2021
Brooklyn, New York2 contributions1 helpful vote
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My wife and I visited the Batterby House for our anniversary weekend. We were looking for a quick little get-away out of Manhattan. The Batterby House is a quick (7 minute) walk from the Hudson train station. We had a wonderful stay - the accommodations were thoughtful, comfortable and tasteful. Our room was spotlessly clean and wonderfully cool. It was a 90+ degrees the whole time we were there, and the near-silent A/C was an absolute god-send. We opted to stay in room 4 - which boasts a very comfortable bed-room and a HUGE bathroom, with a luxurious bathtub and shower. It was so nice to take a bath, I can't remember the last time I did that. I loved having the record player in our room, too, with a ton of great albums to choose from. Just down the hall from our room was a nice collection of movies to watch, and a complimentary snack bar. A great touch! Since it was so hot, we ended up staying in and watching TV one night, we raided the snacks many times. The common / dining areas are cozy and stylish. Hudson has some great restaurants, but I think the (huge) breakfasts Joe and Courtney prepared for us at Batterby House were some of the best meals we had all weekend. This is way beyond your typical B+B fare. Joe and Courtney, the hosts, were awesome. Super friendly and helpful, Joe even gave us a lift to the train station on our way home since it was supposed to rain. They had some great recommendations for our time there and went out of the way to make our stay fantastic. They also have a shop in town that has a ton of interesting and fun luxury items to check out. Don't miss it. All in all, the Batterby House was definitely the highlight of our trip, and we can't wait to go back.
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Date of stay: June 2021
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Room Tip: Room 4 has a huge bathroom with a luxe shower AND a big bathtub.
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Responded 12 Jun 2021
Thank you! Wow. We're honored and delighted to receive such flattering feedback. You folks were terrific.
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Ryan wrote a review Dec 2021
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We had a great and rejuvenating two-night stay at Batterby House. With seemingly half of Hudson closed, due to the holidays and the pandemic, we really appreciated the thought and care that Joe and Courtney have put into their home. We did a bit of shopping and sightseeing, but also would have been happy just to stay in for the week. The room was cozy with a turntable and well-curated record crate (in particular enjoyed: Lightnin' Hopkins, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Miles Davis x John Coltrane, Nas, and The Mountain Goats) and spacious bathtub; the movie library was first-rate, featuring a load of Criterion and indie (as well as recent) selections; and the breakfast and Courtney's baked goods were especially hearty and comforting. Joe is a welcoming, responsive host and quickly helped us figure out what to do in Hudson. He very kindly set the table for our takeout dinner one evening; the next evening we ordered a very nice bottle of wine for our room. Batterby House feels like an extension of its owners and their taste. I highly recommend staying here, especially if you enjoy films, music, or breakfast.
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Date of stay: December 2021
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Caitlin McDonagh wrote a review Dec 2021
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My partner and I stayed at the Batterby House on the last night of our anniversary trip to NYC. You instantly feel at home and welcomed into their beautiful space. We stayed in room #2 which has a lovely bathtub and is conveniently beside the well-stocked snack table and movie library! Joe was great to chat with and had lots of recommendations for local restaurants and places to check out. Batterby House is so well located and easy to walk around Hudson and enjoy the shops. In the morning you get to have an amazingly fresh, plentiful breakfast which all of the other guests were in unison in saying how delicious it was. All in all, it's a truly wonderful and relaxing place to stay - my only complaint is that we were only there for one night!
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Date of stay: December 2021
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blairwaldorf17 wrote a review Dec 2021
New York City, New York14 contributions7 helpful votes
We stayed at Battersby for 2 nights in Nov 2021. Our hosts were excellent and their breakfasts were AMAZING. Restaurant quality, hearty servings and beautiful presentation of french toast and granola and pancakes and more. Breakfast was one of the best meals we had in town! Lovely rooms with impeccable taste and decor. Beds were comfortable and the little snack table was fun to try out. Thank you so much for the wonderful stay. (Vaccination status was checked when checking in)
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Date of stay: November 2021
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Room Tip: Tasty breakfast, beautiful decor, great location
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PRICE RANGE
US$326 - US$410 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
the country squire hotel hudson, the country squire bed and breakfast
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
The Country Squire B&B
LOCATION
United StatesNew YorkHudson
NUMBER OF ROOMS
5
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Frequently Asked Questions about Batterby House
Which popular attractions are close to Batterby House?
Nearby attractions include Hudson Wine Merchants (0.3 km), Hudson Hall at the historic Hudson Opera House (0.2 km), and Riverfront Antiques & Design Center (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Batterby House?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Batterby House?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a seating area.
What food & drink options are available at Batterby House?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and a snack bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Batterby House?
Yes, free parking and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Batterby House?
Conveniently located restaurants include Ca’Mea Ristorante, Red Dot Bar & Restaurant, and Swoon Kitchenbar.
Is Batterby House located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.2 km away from the centre of Hudson.
Are there any historical sites close to Batterby House?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Olana State Historic Site (5.7 km), Thomas Cole National Historic Site (6.3 km), and Knox's Headquarters State Historic Site (7.3 km).